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Jackson Mandago biography, date of birth, age, background, education, career, wife, children, net worth


Jackson Mandago is among the most successful young politicians in Kenya. He is the current senator of Uasin Gishu county after serving as governor for two terms.

Jackson Mandago Age, date of birth and early life

Mandago was born on May 5th, 1974 in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county. This is where he  lived his childhood, however, other information about his life and even parents are not available.

Jackson Mandago Education

Mandago attended Kenyatta University where he graduated with bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, before joining the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) to Masters in Procurement and Strategic Planning.

Jackson Mandago Career

Mandago worked as an employee of Teachers Service Commission. He is the patron of the Uasin Gishu Rotary Club and the Agriculture Society of Kenya, Eldoret Chapter. He joined politics and was elected the first governor of Uasin Gishu county after defeating the businessman, Zedekiah Kiprop Buzeki. He retained his seat in 2017 elections and served for a second term as governor. In the 2022 elections, Mandago opted to vie as senator for Uasin Gishu county after serving a two term of five years each as governor according to constitution.

Jackson Mandago Marriage

He is marries to a Kenyan woman named Lucy Mandago and they have children though it is not in the public domain how many children they have.

Jackson Mandago Controversy

While serving as governor in his last term, he came up with a program that he explained to his people that would help students willing to do nursing abroad. He termed it as scholarship program between the county government of Uasin Gishu and a university in Finland. The interested parents and students were to pay some money to facilitate this process and cater for their air tickets and accommodation.

However, it turned out that this program was not well analyzed and so many students were not able to travel making the parents demand for a refund of their funds. This is a saga that is still ongoing till now.

Jackson Mandago net worth

Having served as governor for two terms and being a senator, Mandago has been able to own and invest in various sectors. His estimated net worth is around ksh. 500 million.


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